How do you control Screensaver on a workstation from ADS 2003 Server?

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I have a single ADS 2003 Server R2 with 15 Windows XP Pro SP3 workstations that I would like to control the ScreenSaver using the Group Policy to do the folllowing:
* Select "My Picture Slideshow"
* Select a Network shared Drive where images are stored
* Set Picture Change timing
* Set Picture size
* Set Wait time
* Set On resume, Password protection

Is it possible and how can I make it happen?
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Save the download below as ScreenSaverSlideShow.adm or Whatever.adm, import it into your GPO, go to the View > Filter menu and uncheck "Only show policies that can be fully managed".
You'll find the policy under "Additional Settings\Desktop"; it allows you to configure all the Slideshow settings (you still need to use the "normal" screen saver policy to define "ssmypics.scr" as default screen saver, as well as the password protection, this adm just configures the Slideshow settings).
Note that this file will "tattoo" the registry, the settings will remain in the registry even if you delete the GPO again, just as if you'd configured it with a script or manually.
ScreensaverSlideshow.txt

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Thanks for the information and I have been able to follow everything that you wrote except one.
How or where do I go to import a GPO?
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You import the template into your GPO with the "basic" screensaver settings by right-clicking the "Administrative Templates" tree in the left pane and choosing "Add/remove templates".

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Thank You so very much. It worked.

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